Tag Archives: National Institutes of Health

ME/CFS Biobank gets £1.57m to measure changes in the immune system

CureME blog post, 3 October 2017: MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: $2.1m investment is UK’s ‘biggest ever investment into physical causes of ME/CFS’ The CureME team at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is delighted to announce the award of $2.1m … Continue reading

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The Big Fishing Expedition: report from the NIH Intramural Study on ME/CFS

Simmaron research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 24 July 2017: The Big Fishing Expedition: Report from the NIH Intramural Study on ME/CFS A Big, Deep Fishing Expedition “We’re throwing every known sophisticated technology at these patients.” Avindra Nath, MD – … Continue reading

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The Brain Initiative: FM & ME/CFS perspective

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 8 Jan 2017: The Brain Initiative: a Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) perspective In the third of three blogs looking at the research efforts of tomorrow and their potential impact on fibromyalgia and … Continue reading

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The great NIH exercise initiative: a boon for ME/CFS & FM?

Health rising forum post, by Cort Johnson, 3 January 2017: The Great NIH Exercise Initiative: A Boon for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia? “This physical activity initiative aims to fundamentally change our understanding of what happens to the body … Continue reading

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Could one gene help explain ME/CFS, FM, POTS, IBS, EDS, IBS and others?

ME/CFS, FM, POTS, IBS, EDS and others often exist in a kind of swarm of interconnected illnesses. All have been maligned at one time or another because of the wide range of symptoms they produce. How could a biological disease … Continue reading

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Key research needs in ME/CFS – responses to US request for info

National Institutes of Health press release, 29 July 2016: NIH Request for Information on ME/CFS Research Efforts On May 24, 2016, the Trans-NIH ME/CFS Working Group published a Request for Information seeking the public’s input on needs, opportunities and strategies for … Continue reading

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Dr Zahler Nahle’s outline of ME/CFS research needs

Solve ME/CFS Initiative blog post: Dr. Zaher Nahle’s Response to the NIH RFI Solve ME/CFS Initiative submitted a unique and pointed response to the recent NIH request for information (RFI), NOT-NS-16-024, regarding new research strategies for ME/CFS. On May 24, … Continue reading

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The other MEGA ME/CFS project

Simmaron research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 29 June 2016: The Other MEGA Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Project: Dr. Hornig Talks Three MEGA chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) projects (The OMF’s Severe ME/CFS Big Data project, NIH’s Clinical Center Study, The UK’s Grand … Continue reading

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Bateman Horne Centre outlines steps to mainstream ME/CFS research

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 30 June 2016: Bateman-Horne Center Tells NIH to Create Building Blocks For Success For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome “The Bateman Horne Center – a clinic specializing in ME/CFS, with a large number of patients … Continue reading

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US NIH plans in-depth ME/CFS study

Simon McGrath reports on: the most in-depth, comprehensive and innovative ME/CFS studies ever proposed: it’s the first fruit of Director Dr Francis Collins’s ‘new start’ for ME/CFS at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr Nath, who is Chief … Continue reading

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